Oneida, Tennessee

Hike To Slave Falls

1.5 Miles Total - 295 ft gain - Out-and-Back Trail

Originally added by The Cairn Chronicles

Waterfall and Natural Arch

This short, easy hike includes a good view of a 60 foot waterfall as well as a natural arch. The hike is approximately 1.5 miles one way and can be done in about an hour. There may be very little water coming over the falls in late summer and fall but the hike is still worthwhile. 

There is also the Slave Falls loop trail that you can do if you would like to make it a longer hike. However, to the falls and back, I would rate as easy. 

Needle Arch is an easy .2 mile hike from the trail leading to Slave Falls. You can reach it in about five minutes. Climbing on the arch is prohibited but it is worth checking out. 

GPS: Put in Fork Ridge Road, Jamestown, TN 

You will park at the Sawmill Trailhead

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Photography
Hiking
Easy Parking
Forest
Waterfall

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